Definitions for "Fusee"
The cone or conical wheel of a watch or clock, designed to equalize the power of the mainspring by having the chain from the barrel which contains the spring wind in a spiral groove on the surface of the cone in such a manner that the diameter of the cone at the point where the chain acts may correspond with the degree of tension of the spring.
A similar wheel used in other machinery.
a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring
A friction match for smokers' use having a bulbous head which when ignited is not easily blown out even in a gale of wind.
A kind of match made of paper impregnated with niter and having the usual igniting tip.
A signal device, usually cylindrical, consisting of a tube filled with a composition which burns with a bright colored light for a definite time. It is used principally for the protection of trains or road vehicles, indicating an obstruction or accident ahead. Also called a flare or railroad flare.
Keywords:  alight, stay, match, friction, wind
a friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
a match that stays alight even in a strong wind
Keywords:  fusil, flintlock, gun, see
A flintlock gun. See 2d Fusil.
Keywords:  buck, track
The track of a buck.
a device designed to burn at a controlled rate and to produce visual effects for signaling purposes
Keywords:  see
A fuse. See Fuse, n.